Possible airline debris spotted as Australia culls satellite images

Video: As the hunt for the missing jet expands across land and sea, here’s a chronology of the baffling aviation mystery.

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The search for a missing Malaysia Airlines flight intensified Thursday in the remote waters of the southern Indian Ocean after a Colorado company discovered that its satellite had captured images of two whitish objects floating in the ocean.

The photos of what officials say may be airplane debris surfaced when ­DigitalGlobe reviewed grainy images that its commercial satellite had collected in the days after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 disappeared. That heightened scrutiny came after the United Nations called on an international consortium of space agencies and satellite companies to scan the oceans for clues to the whereabouts of the missing Boeing 777Click here to read more…


Source: Washingtonpost.com (Asia & Pacific News)